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Bedtime BP medication prevents heart attacks, strokes: DAK

On World Hypertension Day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Thursday said taking blood pressure lowering medication at bedtime prevents heart attacks and strokes. “If you take...

ICMR develops affordable quick test kits for diagnosing genetic bleeding disorders

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has developed a cost-effective and rapid point-of-care test kit for diagnosing genetic bleeding disorders such as haemophilia...

IMHANS conducts workshop on Child Rights and Mental Health

A training program was conducted by Child Nodal Centre (CNC) of Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (IMHANS) at SMHS Hospital here today. The program...

Health ministry raises concern over non-compliance of guidelines for drugs storage

The guidelines for storage of drugs are not being properly followed by manufacturers, distributors and retailers across the country leading to deterioration of the...

Obesity on rise in rural areas: Study

Obesity has grown faster in rural areas than in urban in the past three decades, a global study has revealed highlighting the changing lifestyle...

NEET-PG cut offs reduced

The Health Ministry in consultation with the Board of Governors, Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile in respect...

Government issues human organ transplantation rules

Health and Medical Education Department in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday issued the Jammu and Kashmir Transplant of Human Organs and Tissues Act of...

No safe disposal of bio-medical waste in Govt hospitals

Hospital waste continues to risk health and well being in the state while JK pollution control board (PCB), that has the mandate of ensuring...

J&K achieves 96% coverage in immunisation of children

In a significant achievement regarding immunisation of children in the age group of 0 to 1 years, J&K State has achieved 96% achievement in...

Home blood pressure measurement accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

“You are more likely to get an accurate blood pressure reading at home than at the doctor’s office,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on...

H1N1 virus has claimed 135 lives in Maharashtra since January 1

The H1N1 virus infection has claimed 135 lives so far in Maharashtra in 2019 with 25 people, including two from Mumbai, succumbing to it...

MCI team visits Rajouri, reviews facilities in new GMC

To take stock of facilities in place for Government Medical College Rajouri with main focus on inspection of makeshift campus established within existing district...

MCI team visits Rajouri, reviews facilities in new GMC

To take stock of facilities in place for Government Medical College Rajouri with main focus on inspection of makeshift campus established within existing district...

After Court rebuke, Govt starts hunt for new GMC Principal

With the High Court quashing the appointment of Prof Samia Rashid as principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, State government set the process rolling...

A decade on, under-construction dispensary lies abandoned

A decade ago the government authorised construction of an Allopathic Dispensary at Payerpora in Haihama area of Kupwara district, but once the skeletal structure...

Advisor Kumar tours Budgam, reviews status of health care system

 Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Friday visited District Hospital Budgam and took stock of the health care facilities being provided to...

Believe it or not: Kashmir’s super-specialty hospital with 5 surgical depts has no surgical...

Twelve years after it was conceived, the much hyped Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) of Kashmir has no surgical intensive care unit (SICU) of its...

Believe it or not: Kashmir’s super-specialty hospital with 5 surgical depts has no surgical...

Twelve years after it was conceived, the much hyped Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) of Kashmir has no surgical intensive care unit (SICU) of its...

Medicines worth Rs 96 crore supplied to health institutions last year: JKMSCL

Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSCL) Tuesday said that the corporation has taken a string of measures including strengthening of online platform and...

District hospital Shopian sans specialist doctors

Suhail Ahmad (name changed) broke his arm and received a minor injury on his foot after he slipped from the wet stairs inside his...

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